Mickey Rourke In Talks To Join War
Posted on Wed Mar 3, 2010 03:30 PM PDT

rourkepic200.jpgLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (X17online) - Mickey Rourke continues to prove that he's a Hollywood force to be reckoned with. The 52-year old actor is currently in negotiations to star in The War Of The Gods where he'll play the Greek villain King Hyperion, who goes to war against the gods.

Although Rourke has appeared in films since the 1980's, it was his Oscar-winning performance in The Wrestler that brought him back into the mainstream. The star is already committed to several other projects including Iron Man 2 opposite Robert Downey Jr. and the upcoming Conan the Barbarian. He's also rumored to be appearing in Rambo V: The Savage Hunt.

In War, Rourke will play opposite Slumdog Millionaire's Freida Pinto and The Tudors' Henry Cavill.

The film will be directed by Tarsem Singh.